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Synonyms for academic

Synonyms for academic

characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

Synonyms for academic

an educator who works at a college or university

hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

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marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

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Self-regulation of learning is cyclically initiated when learners set valuable academic goals, select learning strategies, and assess the feelings and motivational beliefs they need to attain the goals.
The skill sets, tools, and strategies embedded in the SSS program were developed based on extensive reviews of the research regarding improved academic and social outcomes for students (Hattie, Biggs, & Purdie, 1996; Masten & Coatsworth, 1998; Wang, Haertel, & Walberg, 1994).
In July 2004, The Wall Street Journal noted, "while many academic fields are suffering from professor shortages, the issue is more acute in accounting because of the pull toward high-paying public accounting jobs" ("Accounting in college lures more students," July 29, 2004).
In fact, not only are many of them succeeding, some tend to be well above the academic achievement standards for their determined grade level.
First, academic positions can offer defined hours and clinical responsibilities and clearly defined job requirements that emphasize time free from clinical medicine for personal development, family time and child rearing.
We exceeded expectations based on our early scores,'' said Dennis Lynch, a Canyon history teacher and Academic Decathlon coach.
These programs typically provide a high degree of academic rigor and a field element for career exploration.
By adding pedagogical innovations and expanding the use of engineering technologies, the new facility will reinforce the college's commitment to academic excellence and its historic contribution to the quality of life and urban infrastructure of New York.
The populist and fundamentalist response appealed to Baptist dispositions to judge academic scholarship on the basis of popular commonsense sentiments, to reject cultural institutions when they seemed dangerous to Baptist purposes, and to maintain doctrinally pure institutions.
If academic education intrinsically lacked a compelling moral purpose, I would agree that our students need a compensatory moral education--and an education in civic virtues might well be the most feasible in a pluralistic democracy.
Scholarship Pays For: Scholarships cover tuition or tuition plus any or all of the following: room/board, academic stipends, and travel costs.
career-related help-seeking behavior and academic resilience) that may counteract the negative impact of environmental barriers.
Academic freedom is certainly one of the most divisive areas in negotiating a Catholic identity.
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